Itamar Erez Quartet
In 2003, Itamar formed his first ensemble- The Adama Ensemble, to explore the commonality of Middle Eastern, World Music and Contemporary Jazz.
Itamar has released 2 CDs with the Adama Ensemble:
"Desert Song" (2006) & "Hommage" (2010).
The ensemble has performed at the Chutzpah! Festival (Vancouver),
Red Sea Jazz Festival (Eilat), 100% Jazz Tel Aviv (Paris), and other festivals. Since 2017 he has worked with several local musicians and recorded with his new ensemble his ground breaking CD "Mi Alegria" in 2019.
North American quartet:
Itamar Erez- guitars & piano
François Houle- clarinet
Jeff Gammon- bass
Kevin Romain- drums
Itamar Erez & The Adama Ensemble discography:
"Desert Song" (2006)
"Mi Alegria" (2019) is featuring his new quartet with guest artists.
"Just when you think you have heard everything, someone records something
that proves you haven't. That proof comes in the form of a unique CD by
Itamar Erez and The Adama Ensemble" Upbeat Newsletter
"I really dug your band...great writing...
and you are a fabulous player... congratulations again on the beautiful music!" (John Zorn)